Edward Scott is the CEO of ElectrifAi, one of the oldest machine learning product companies in the US serving the Fortune 500 as well as the federal and state sectors. Ed has over 25 years of experience in the technology and private equity sectors building, managing and investing in dozens of high-growth enterprises globally.
Ed started his career in the LBO group of Drexel Burnham Lambert and joined the Apollo Investment Fund in 1990. While at Apollo, Ed invested in dozens of companies across multiple industries focusing primarily on the TMT sector, chemicals, transportation and financial services sectors and was on the board of directors for numerous Apollo portfolio companies. Ed was also a partner at the Baker Communications Fund, originating and managing the firm’s two most successful portfolio company investments, both of which have become multi-billion dollar enterprises: Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) and Interxion Holding NV (NASDAQ: INXN). Akamai is the global leader in content distribution and edge computing and Interxion is the largest data center and managed services business in Europe. Ed has held senior-level positions at Napier Park Global Capital and White Oak Global Advisors.
Ed graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in history and earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School with second year honors.